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CVS Inverclyde Vacancy - Finance Officer

Salary: £22,500 – £26,000 pro rata dependant on experience
Hours: 21-28 hours per week to be worked flexibly, hybrid/home working
Contract: Permanent subject to satisfactory completion of a probationary period.
Closing Date: 1st October 10am. Please note that our adverts do sometimes close early, even where there is a published deadline – and so if you're keen, please apply as soon as practically possible.
Interview Date: 7th October 2021

Role: Finance Officer
We are seeking a part-time (21-28 hours per week, flexibly, hybrid/home working) Finance Officer to join our friendly team. The primary responsibility of this job is to produce and maintain accurate financial records for CVS Inverclyde allow senior management to make effective financial control decisions. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a minimum of two years experience in a similar role.

Organisation profile:
CVS Inverclyde is Inverclyde's Third Sector Interface. CVSI aims to support the third sector to deliver the best outcomes for Inverclyde by providing practical support and improving the strategic environment for the sector.
The organisation is committed to its people and is accredited with Disability Confident, Committed to Excellence, Flexible Working, Healthy Working Lives and the Living Wage.

.Duties and Responsibilities:

• Regular update and maintenance of Xero accounting software to process invoices and payments
• Reconciliation of bank/credit accounts for CVS and connected organisations (Inverclyde Community Trading Limited, Inverclyde Community Fund)
• Maintain controls and procedures for recording and payment of VAT
• Processing of all BACS payments
• Scheduling and raising invoices
• Manage credit control
• To produce monthly reports on income and expenditure for the organisation as a whole and on a project basis
• Supporting the Chief Executive with the preparation of profit and loss statements, cashflow, budgets, forecasts, statutory accounts and annual external audit.
• Supporting the Chief Executive by preparing financial reports for the Board of Trustees and the Finance & Resources Sub-Committee on financial matters.
• To support the Chief Executive with the production of budgets for new projects and submission of financial claims to funders as required
• Make grant payments to organisations on behalf of other funders when CVS Inverclyde is responsible for managing a fund on behalf of an external partner
• Supporting the Chief Executive with the development of appropriate financial control systems and ensuring that these are maintained
• Maintenance and control of the petty cash float and records including monthly reconciliation.
• Process final payroll output into finance system, ensuring that net wages, PAYE and pension contributions reconcile to payroll records
• To support the Chief Executive with administrative and other duties as required

Generic staff responsibilities

• To work as part of the CVSI team, involving additional duties as and when required to support colleagues

• To practice & promote an equitable, accessible and non-discriminatory approach to work at all times.

• To ensure confidentiality at all times.

• To represent CVSI in relevant networks and partnerships and promote CVSI's role, work and priorities.

 

Qualifications & Experience

Essential

Minimum two years of experience in a similar role

Essential

Confident and proficient in the use of accounting software, preferably Xero, and Microsoft Office

Essential

Numerate and an ability to work to a high level of accuracy

Essential

Ability to analyse financial data and communicate it effectively in writing and verbally

Essential

Exceptional attention to detail

Essential

Exceptional time management and organisation skills

Essential

Excellent communication, teamworking and collaboration skills

Essential

Ability to maintain the highest levels of trust and confidence

Essential

A team player

Essential

 

Desirable

Experience of working with Xero accounting software

Desirable

Experience of working in a similar role within charitable/third sector organisation

Desirable

 

Application Form Here

Our team are currently working remote of the office but can be contacted via individual emails or ...

  • [email protected]
  • 01475 711733
  • Inverclyde Community Hub            75-81 Cathcart Street          Greenock PA15 1DE

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CVS Inverclyde is a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland No: SC255005 and a Scottish Charity SC024376; Inverclyde Community Trading Limited is a wholly owned trading subsidiary of CVS Inverclyde and a company limited by share, registered in Scotland No: SC389370

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